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31 July 2016
Journalists have long struggled to survive in Sudan and South Sudan, but the impact of the conflict that erupted in 2013 has made working in media even more dangerous.
29 July 2016
"What we have in Bangladesh is a curious case involving a terrorist group that publishes magazine articles to boast about its plans, while the government...keeps on blaming the opposition..."
27 July 2016
In recent weeks, there have been protests in Delhi and Calcutta, where demonstrators called for the revocation of two controversial laws, and the immediate demilitarisation of the Kashmir region.
26 July 2016
An altercation involving President Salva Kiir and the Vice President Riek Machar, who have long been political rivals, swiftly unraveled into an armed conflict that lasted for several days.
22 July 2016
"AKP, which asks its supporters to take to the streets ‘until the problem is solved’, is opportunistically imprinting its own dictatorship project on society."
21 July 2016
In this edition, we report on #ShutdownZim protests that sparked Zimbabwe to block WhatsApp, the full-on Internet shutdown in Kashmir and ongoing social media censorship in Brazil, Ethiopia and Turkey.
18 July 2016
This week we take you to Puerto Rico, Indian-administered Kashmir, Nepal, China and Myanmar.
The rescue operation Sos Méditerranée publishes accounts of people who have survived journeys across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe on their blog.
16 July 2016
15 July 2016
"Please, today, let us just stay in the now. Let us respect grieving families and friends and in so doing, let us also pay tribute to the other tragedies before."
13 July 2016
As South Sudan's government fails to end violent clashes, many in the country are looking to the international community for intervention.
9 July 2016
A year before he was killed, Adel Al-Jaf said: "One day I'll leave Iraq and go to a place where people love dancing and they're not fighting it."
6 July 2016
Emblematic Chilean songwriter Víctor Jara, killed after the 1973 military coup in Chile, returns to the headlines after a US federal court's verdict. Global Voices remembers his visit to Peru.
As the Greek summer intensifies, the refugees of Katsikas Camp—plus some 50,000 others stuck across Greece—wait in vain for some of the vague promises of the EU-Turkey deal to materialise.
30 June 2016
Talks of “banal death”, “corruption”, “war profiteers” and “price peaks” are no longer confined to private spheres.
In a complex and confusing confrontation, teachers disturb the peace in Oaxaca and the government reacts violently.
29 June 2016
With its many factions dispersed, the Syrian Revolution is now staggering between an internationally-planned political solution and the long, lost dream of military triumph.